skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"Darwin C R" in search-correspondent [X]
Darwin, C. R. in correspondent [X]
Ehrenberg, C. G. in correspondent [X]
Darwin, C. R. in addressee [X]
6 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

From C. G. Ehrenberg    15 June 1844

Summary

Thanks for earth samples. Discusses Infusoria in samples from Galapagos and Cape Verde Islands. Would like samples from other sites. Will send further results of investigations.

Author:  Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 June 1844
Classmark:  DAR 163: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-758

From C. G. Ehrenberg   11 July 1844

Summary

Thanks for shipments of earth samples. Sends copy of article describing Infusoria in samples ["Einige vorläufige Resultate … über das Verhalten des kleinsten Lebens in den Oceanen", Ber. k. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin (1844): 182–207]. Asks for more information and samples, especially from the soundings of Ross’s expedition.

Author:  Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 July 1844
Classmark:  DAR 163: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-762

From C. G. Ehrenberg   13 March 1845

Summary

Regrets J. D. Hooker did not visit Berlin.

Describes legal difficulties of Ernst Dieffenbach.

Lists species of Infusoria found in dust samples. Discusses origin of Atlantic dust. Discusses Infusoria in cosmetic paint from Tierra del Fuego and Patagonian earth. Thanks CD for samples. Would like samples from sea-bed.

Author:  Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Mar 1845
Classmark:  DAR 39: 59a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-837

From C. G. Ehrenberg    8 April 1845

Summary

Discusses table of Atlantic dust samples. Thinks dust came from South America.

Discusses Patagonian tuff samples.

Answers CD’s query about material from Pampas. Believes deposit made in brackish water.

Criticises account of Atlantic dust in F. J. F. Meyen [Reise um die Erde (1834–5)].

Author:  Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1845
Classmark:  DAR 39: 60–1b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-853

From C. G. Ehrenberg   20 October 1873

Summary

Sends an essay ["Mikrogeologische Studien über das kleinste Leben der Meeres-Tiefgründe aller Zonen und dessen geologischen Einfluss", Abhandlungen der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin (1873): 131-98.]

with expressions of admiration. CGE is confident their differences will not estrange them.

Remembers with gratitude the [Atlantic] dust that CD made available to him in 1844 [see 747].

Author:  Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1873
Classmark:  DAR 163: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9103

From C. G. Ehrenberg   11 March 1846

Summary

Describes Infusoria in Rio Gallegos samples.

"Fluthgebiete" means estuary deposit.

Discusses dust samples from Malta. Asks for further samples.

Author:  Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Mar 1846
Classmark:  DAR 39: 62–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-960
Document type
letter (6)
Author
Addressee
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Ehrenberg, C. G.[X]
Date
1844 (2)
1845 (2)
1846 (1)
1873 (1)
letter